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Local golf: Sckerl, Teston tie for 1st in CMGA

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly individual flighted strokes match last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Herb Sckerl and Butch Teston tied for first place in the white flight, Larry Cohan came in third and Dick Bachman was fourth. Stan Davidson, Jr. and Gene Weschler tied for fifth. In the gold first flight, Ed Pledger finished in first place, Bob Pyne and Bill Collier tied for second, and Don Gage and Bob Henderson tied for fourth. Karl Goellner came in sixth. Roy Lyle took first place in the gold second flight while Harmon Smith, Dave Gleason ...

August 18, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Lanier Under the Lights 5K is Nov. 11

The Lanier Under the Lights 5K will be held at 5:45 p.m. on Nov. 11 at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.

August 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Phil Niekro Skins and Fins Tournament to be held Sept. 7-8

The second annual Phil Niekro Skins and Fins Celebrity Pro-Am is Sept. 7-8 at Lake Lanier Islands Resort.

August 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local cyclist fulfills dream with cross-country trek

In January, Gainesville resident Michael James, 36, took what money he could spare and bought a one-way airline ticket to San Francisco.

August 15, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Watson repeats as Chicopee champ

Defending champion Derek Watson held off a strong field to capture his second Chicopee Woods Championship on Sunday at Chicopee Woods.

August 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Wheeler goes wire-to-wire for Forrest Wood Cup win

DULUTH - After Jacob Wheeler won the 2011 Bass Fishing League All-American, the FLW Tour's championship event for weekend anglers, he stated his goal was to someday win the Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing.

August 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Wheeler extends lead in Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier

DULUTH - Jacob Wheeler continues his lead in the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier, weighed in the biggest stringer Saturday with his five best bass weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces during weigh-in at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth.

August 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Watson, Edwards lead at Chicopee

Defending Champion Derek Watson played his way to a 4-under 68 for a share of first place with Greg Edwards on the opening day of the Chicopee Woods Championship on Saturday at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

August 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Wheeler holds on to the lead on Lake Lanier at Forrest Wood Cup

Jacob Wheeler of Indianapolis, Ind. retained his lead on Friday at the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier, weighing a five-bass limit for 11 pounds, 12 ounces for the day, less than the massive haul of 21 pounds, 15 ounces from Thursday, but enough to keep him in the lead in the four-day event.

August 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Talented group looking to grab golf title at Chicopee Woods

The 21st annual Chicopee Woods Championship golf championship begins today at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

August 10, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


LCKC member Hornsby advances to Olympics B final

Tim Hornsby, the first member of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club to make an Olympic team, advanced to the K1 (one-man sprint kayak) 200-meter B final, to be held Saturday morning at the Summer Olympics in London.

August 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Wheeler takes commanding lead on Lake Lanier in Forrest Wood Cup

DULUTH - Before the crowd at the Gwinnett Arena heard the total of Jacob Wheeler's five best bass on Thursday, he knew it was something special after a great day fishing on Lake Lanier. As the fish flopped in the bag on the scale, Wheeler anticipated the announcer standing by his side on stage to call the weight on the first day of the Forrest Wood Cup.

August 09, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Anglers looking to reel in the big prize at the Forrest Wood Cup

Jay Yelas is hungry for a win at the Forrest Wood Cup. Already one of professional bass fishing's top anglers on the Walmart FLW Tour, Yelas knows that a win in the sport's largest event this weekend on Lake Lanier would satisfy one of the biggest voids in his career.

August 07, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Snellville's Fricke wins Georgia Open

Jonathan Fricke of Snellville shot a final round of two-under par 70 for a tournament total of five-under par 283 to win the 59th annual Georgia Open on sunday at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton.

August 05, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville golfer Ralston finishes 3rd at Florida tourney

Gainesville freshman Spencer Ralston shot a final round 4-under par 68 on Thursday to finish in a tie for third place in the American Junior Golf Association's Junior All-Star tournament at the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club in Ocala, FL. Ralston had a three day total of 1-under par 215 and finished two shots behind winner Ben Albin, who completed the 54 hole Championship with a score of 3-under par 213.

August 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Johnson High grad Casey Carden to race in Friday's SportsCar Challenge

A few autographs weren't enough to satisfy Casey Carden.

September 28, 2016 | Marcus Rodrigue For The Times | Community sports


IndyCar champion to compete in Petit Le Mans on Saturday at Road Atlanta

Start your engines.

September 26, 2016 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville's Tim Moon powers his way to Mr. Olympia bench-press title, world record

After racking his third press of 788.14 pounds to win Friday's bench-only championship of the elite Mr. Olympia Invitational in Las Vegas, 52-year-old ...

September 20, 2016 | Sarah Woodall | Community sports


Former Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston finishes 7th, helps Bulldogs to 5th in 3-day event

Gainesville High grad Spencer Ralston shot a 1-over 73 Tuesday in the final round of the Franklin American Mortgage Company Intercollegiate, helping the University of ...

September 20, 2016 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Men hold flighted event

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a flighted tournament on Wednesday. In the first flight, Richard McClure finished first, Billy Shrader and Scott Adams ...

September 17, 2016 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Gainesville's Tim Moon bench presses 804 pounds to win at Mr. Olympia

Gainesville's Tim Moon won the bench press title at the Mr. Olympia meet Friday in Las Vegas with a lift of 804 pounds.

September 17, 2016 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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